Daily Health Advisors

Huffing, Puffing, Panting -- Perceived Exertion

August 3, 2017

We now know that diet and lifestyle can lower your total risk for developing chronic disease and exercise is important. We also know that high intensity interval training is the best exercise and you should use what we call — perceived exertion to gauge how you exercise. When you exercise think about YOUR perceived exertion […]

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Vitamin K -- Link to Heart Disease, Osteoporosis and Cancer!

July 29, 2017

Writing in the October 2009 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Dr. Bruce Ames and his research team from Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute in Oakland, California, said that current recommendations for vitamin K intakes need to be increased to prevent disease and ensure optimal health. Operating under the “triage” theory for micronutrients—a theory that suggests the […]

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Commonly Overlooked and Misunderstood Hormone

July 20, 2017

A commonly overlooked hormone in our testing menu is DHEA. It is an often misunderstood, yet very important part of the whole hormonal picture and is a key player in achieving hormone balance. So what exactly is DHEA and why is it important? DHEA (Dehydroepiandrosterone) is the most common steroid hormone in the body and […]

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Food Substances That Starve Prostate Cancer

July 12, 2017

New research identifies several natural compounds, including turmeric, apple peels and red grapes that could thwart and maybe even prevent the growth of prostate cancer. University of Texas at Austin researchers have found natural compounds in specific types of food can starve or even prevent cancer. These ingredients and foods include turmeric, curry, red grapes, green […]

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Scientific Basis for Benefits of Napping!

June 28, 2017

A 30-minute nap modulates two neuroendocrine compounds. Evidence exists to document the deleterious effects of too little sleep – ranging from disturbances to cognitive processes to a compromised immune system.  Brice Faraut, from Universite Paris Descartes-Sorbonne (France), and colleagues enrolled 11 healthy young men who typically slept seven to nine hours each night, didn’t smoke […]

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Sitting as a Disease!

June 23, 2017

With evidence mounting that suggests that the more a person sits, the greater his/her risk of chronic diseases, two studies reaffirm the merits of moving about.  Emma S George, University of Western Sydney (Australia), and colleagues, reported on their analysis of data from subjects enrolled in Australia’s 45 and Up Study, involving more than 267,000 […]

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6 GOOD REASONS TO HAVE SEX MORE OFTEN (AS IF YOU NEEDED THEM)

June 14, 2017

Can sex help cure depression, relieve pain and boost your memory? Yes, yes, YES Sex is great. know that. We know that. Even your mom knows that (think about it—you’re here, aren’t you?) But do you know what’s even greater than sex? All the ways having sex improves your overall well-being, which we’ve listed below. […]

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Testosterone -- Not Only Is It Safe, It's Healthy

June 7, 2017

When I started helping men boost their testosterone over 15 years ago, there was always a presumption that I was putting men at risk. Back then, you couldn’t find a physician who didn’t think, “Well, yeah, testosterone… you could use it but everyone knows it’s dangerous and causes heart attacks.” Everyone presumed that men have […]

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Low Testosterone Increases Heart Disease Risk

June 1, 2017

Men with low testosterone levels may have a slightly increased risk of developing or dying from heart disease, say a group of European researchers who examined findings from studies on cardiovascular disease and testosterone published between 1970 and 2013. Whilst the studies suggested some sort of relationship, existing research found little evidence of a connection […]

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Nine Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

May 24, 2017

High blood pressure or hypertension affects over 1 billion people worldwide and is one of the commonest chronic diseases which can lead to heart attack, stroke or kidney failure just to name a few diseases. High blood pressure early in life increases the risk of dying from heart disease, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal. […]

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